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Activities & Excursions

A wide range of activities are available during the academic year abroad.

Cultural Excursions

Weekend trips to the Châteaux de la Loire and to Normandie; day trips to the Château de Versailles, to the Basilique de Saint-Denis, to the city of Rouen (with its cathedral made famous by Monet) and to Monet's country residence in the village of Giverny.

Cultural Activities

Small group and individual outings to the theater, the opera and to lectures on contemporary art and cinema.

Sports Activities

Sample activities may include: a kayak excursion in Brittany; a bicycle trip around Ile-de-France; a ski trip to the French Alps.

Cultural Immersion

Occasional invitations from French families to join them in their homes for discussions of the "French way of life."